Neurology Now

An official publication of the American Academy of Neurology, Neurology Now® is an award-winning magazine written for people with neurologic disorders and their caregivers. Neurology Now features the latest information on the advances in the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic diseases, expert advice about wellness and disease prevention, discussions of new medications and therapies, and strategies for coping with neurologic disorders and the life changes that may accompany them.

October-november 2012 Volume 8 Issue 5
Departments: From the Editor
precious gifts: donating organs can save lives-now, and in the future.
letter: neil cavuto. - Moseley, Sally
the editor responds.
letter: ask the experts: adhd. - Allen, Carolyn
letter: hydrocephalus. - Edds, Casey
the editor responds.
letter: speak up for stroke. - Amster, Caryn
the editor responds.
letter: speak up: alzheimer's disease. - Hunter, Shellie
letter: obstructive sleep apnea.
the buzz on
neurology now for the ipad.
Departments: The Waiting Room
this way in: are "medical foods" marketed to improve symptoms of neurologic conditions such as dementia worth the money?. - Cajigal, Stephanie
neurobics: total perfection. - Scott, Kim
destinations: morgan's wonderland, san antonio's accessible amusement park. - Twardowski, Barbara, Twardowski, Jim
advocacy: huntington's disease youth organization.
neurobics answers. - Scott, Kim
Features: Josh Blue
serious laughs: comedian josh blue gets serious-well, sort of-about his cerebral palsy. - Rukovets, Olga
Features: Brain Donation
one precious gift: families donate brains to answer their own questions-and those of science. - Talan, Jamie
Features: Brain Tumor
navigating life with a brain tumor: behind the scenes of the american academy of neurology's new book for patients and caregivers. - Farley, Todd
Departments: Penny Wise
stop, thief: how to protect yourself against medical identity theft. - Kimberlee, Roth
Departments: Clinical Trial Watch
searching for the early signs of alzheimer's disease. - Valeo, Tom
Departments: Resource Central
resources for cerebral palsy.
neurology now books.
assistance directory: where to go for more information on the topics discussed in this issue of neurology now and for a directory of patient advocacy organizations.
Departments: Speak Up
is silence really golden?: confronting the unspoken truth of my father's parkinson's disease. - Valles, Jennie